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What needle system is a Rex model 345-2L

This is an industrial machine, so there is not a lot of help on it. Check out the link. I did find a manual for $10. ..
9/22/2021 4:15:45 AM • Rex Sewing... • Answered 13 hours ago

I am trying to put into service a Singer 6202 that has been sitting in a closet for maybe 20 years.

You don't take off the top; you need to take off the side face plate. It's shown on page 32 of the manual in the section on changing the bulb. The face plate is secured with a single screw that is near the front of the machine. After removing the screw, hold the face plate at the bottom. Then pull it to the left and then down and away from the sewing machine. You should use sewing machine oil. A product like, , will work. It's sometimes easier to dispense the small drop of oil from a pen oil container. Most 3-in-1 oils do not match the needed specifications (clear, very well filtered, low viscosity). You could use white mineral oil but that won't protect against rust as well. The oil for lubricating hair-cutting clippers would work. I hope this helps. Cindy Wells (In my household, the sewing machine oil is used for lubricating other items when dirt and dark stains are undesirable.)
9/20/2021 4:29:43 PM • Singer Sewing... • Answered 2 days ago

Singer 6233 sewing machine I cant get tension to tighten on bottom of material tried all setting what could be wrrong

Nesting on bottom (wrong) side is almost always a top thread tension too low issue. Try a contrasting top thread color to be sure.

Be sure to follow the manufacturer specific instructions for winding bobbin and threading. The unit has a horizontal spool so be sure to use a spool cap that is larger than the spool. Be sure needle us fully seated and not bent, replace when in doubt. Be sure rotary hook and needle are not making contact.

See following video on testing thread tension.

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9/20/2021 4:07:34 PM • Singer Sewing... • Answered 2 days ago

Husqvarna designer 1usb ?

No one here would know what the repair number means. Our Husqvarna category is just for filing. We are not an official site for them. It's a guess but.... With many items like this, the USB stick or memory card has to be formatted by the host device. Refer to the manual or here. It looks like you need software, and perhaps the 'formatting device' command is in there. and here This appears to indicate the memory stick is proprietary to them 'Upgrade Kit'. ..
9/19/2021 5:57:47 PM • Husqvarna Sewing... • Answered 2 days ago

Light bulb for signature model UHT J 2760

perhaps if you look at old bulb you will find numbers for it
9/19/2021 2:58:05 PM • Sewing Machines • Answered 3 days ago

I have a PDF copy of the Brother VX710 sewing machine manual. Let me know if you want me to send it to you as I see there are a few open questions.

Someone in the past showed the menu to upload a free manual to FIXYA. See the internet link below for how to look for the menu choice as shown in the group it applies to.Example:
9/18/2021 6:05:04 PM • Brother Sewing... • Answered 3 days ago

How to replace the drive belt on a Elna Supermatic

For Elna Star 62C (SU) machines that have no motor belt. If the motor pulley is damage or slipping. This part can be expensive or not available. Check out my solution to Elna motor pulley repair at very little cost at
9/17/2021 10:15:15 PM • Elna Sewing... • Answered on Sep 17, 2021

Manual Harmony 4052 Janome sewing machine

Where can I obtain a manual for the Janome Harmony 4052
9/17/2021 9:17:07 PM • Janome Sewing... • Answered on Sep 17, 2021

My Juki HZL-F300 is making a clicking noise in the hand crank area, is this normal for this model? It's brand new.

Sewing machines can make clicking noises, but as yours is new, I would take it to the seller and ask them to check it.
9/16/2021 4:58:53 PM • Juki Sewing... • Answered on Sep 16, 2021
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